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New York Times, Friday, February 21, 2020

Daughter of Steve Jobs, after whom an early Apple computer was named

Author:
Erik Agard and Anne Flinchbaugh
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.53000
Anne Flinchbaugh

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Agard. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Flinchbaugh.
Constructor notes:
ANNE: I was excited to get the chance to collaborate with Erik again for my first, and hopefully not last, NYT appearance! He could ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Wonderfully smooth 66-worder! I'm usually quickly aware of a themeless having a low word count; all sorts of compromises popping up to ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times2/21/20 ( No. 25,672 )

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Across
1
Caseload? : BOTTLES
8
Not the main action : SIDEBET
15
Like someone who answers a question with a question : EVASIVE
16
Time for warm-up shots, in more ways than one : PREGAME
17
Land that abuts four oceans : EURASIA
18
Obsolescent office desk item : ROLODEX
19
Common Hawaiian shirt design : FLORALPRINT
21
Celebrity with a namesake cereal in the '80s : MRT
22
Gets down : EATS
23
Hidden valleys : GLENS
24
Old Italian V.I.P. : DOGE
25
Mount Sinai people: Abbr. : DRS
26
Make by hand : CRAFT
27
Got in line : TRUED
28
Thomas who wrote "Liberty Tree" : PAINE
29
Attempts to befriend, with "up" : CHATS
30
It's a rush, appropriately enough : RUNNERSHIGH
32
Prayers : HOPES
33
The America's Cup and others : EWERS
34
Monk in "The Da Vinci Code" : SILAS
35
Sam with clubs : SNEAD
36
Chap : LAD
39
"___ pass" : ITLL
40
Egyptian Nobelman? : SADAT
41
Some camel riders of note : MAGI
42
Helpful word in solving cryptograms : THE
43
A mare might be found in one : LUNARCRATER
45
Bit of road trip entertainment : PODCAST
47
Not serious : JOSHING
48
Big source of political talk : AMRADIO
49
Part of a book deal : ADVANCE
50
G.R.E. sitters, e.g. : TESTEES
51
Sportscast staples : REPLAYS
Down
1
Quarreled (with) : BEEFED
2
Egglike : OVULAR
3
Decks revealing the cards you've been dealt : TAROTS
4
They range from terrible to great : TSARS
5
Daughter of Steve Jobs, after whom an early Apple computer was named : LISA
6
Dastardly looks : EVILGRINS
7
It doesn't have to land on land : SEAPLANE
8
Dash : SPRINT
9
Smooths : IRONS
10
Neighbor of a pec : DELT
11
Nwodim of "S.N.L." : EGO
12
Trash : BADMOUTH
13
Comes out of one's shell : EMERGES
14
Like emojis : TEXTED
20
Parts of some ballots : REFERENDA
24
Party poopers : DRAGS
26
Lean on them : CANES
27
Bronze : THIRD
28
Almost ready to be a butterfly : PUPAL
29
Secret for video gamers : CHEATCODE
30
Noted feature of Spanish pronunciation : ROLLEDRS
31
Recipient of a lot of #@&! money : SWEARJAR
32
Tug at one's heartstrings, say : HITHOME
34
Not take any action : SITPAT
35
Brazilian soccer team that Pelé played for : SANTOS
36
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, e.g. : LATINA
37
Word with federal or insurance : AGENCY
38
Some somber music : DIRGES
40
"Calvin and Hobbes" girl : SUSIE
41
Palace, in Hindi : MAHAL
43
Fill the hold, say : LADE
44
"Let me know if you're coming" : RSVP
46
Object of veneration in ancient Egypt : CAT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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